Thesis / Dissertation

Healing through art: My practice

Ngardarb Francine Riches, Elizabeth Presa (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

Many issues affect the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia. For more than a decade we have experienced many strategies implemented by governments to address the disparities experienced in our health and wellbeing. It has been recognised that new approaches are required because Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are seeking culturally appropriate services. New approaches are required because Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are sick of culturally inappropriate services. We have had enough. This thesis describes my healing journey and the journeys of the people I have worked with as a visual artist focused on heali..

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